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: julian plaster was 19 when he joined the navy. he was sent to an island in the pacific where he was given a shovel soon after arriving. >> one of the navy officers gave us some gloves and told us, go and pick up all the dead bodies and load them into the truck. and that was my first experience. >> reporter: now plaster's 18-year-old grand-gradesndson ws to join the army. plaster isn't sure it's such a good idea. >> i remember burying one japanese shoulder. and in his hand was the picture of an old woman. and i'm thinking, hey, he was thinking probably of his mother or his grandmother. the same as we were. we kill one of our enemies, we create another 18. >> reporter: from the front lines to the factory floors, 60 million american men and women volunteered to serve their country. they were to become known as the greatest generation. >> this generation lived through the great depression. they went off to war. they came back to the united states to rebuild america. and they did. >> reporter: but it would take the country 60 years to build them this memorial. >> it lifted me up. it's given me
football tradition continues hours from now in philadelphia. army versus navy. its significance won't be about points scored but the symbolism behind the annual event. >> this game represents more than just a football game. it represents a lot of what is good in our country. >> this is a big deal. our guys dream about this, think about this from day one. >> everything about the naval academy is beat army. >> we have two schools with great respect for each other. on this one day they set aside the respect in the spirit of competition. >> you run through the tunnel. one half is navy and the other half is army. >> there are many people around the world watching the game. >> there's no career in the nfl, big time money, media recognition. just guys tackling like they were back in high school playing football. >> if both records were 0-10 going into it we would have the same intensity if we were undefeated. >> we don't hate each other. we dislike each other when we're playing but when the game ends we're brothers in arms. >> after the game you hug them. you know what they are about to en
% of the city's economy is tied to defense spending. and in response to sea level rise, the navy has been replacing 14 piers at a cost of $35 million to $40 million apiece. >> sea level here is coming up for lots of reasons. there is no reason for it to go down. it just keeps coming up. >> reporter: larry atkinson heads the climate change and sea level rise institute at old dominion university. >> there is anecdotal evidence and there is real evidence that we have from the tide gauges we have. we can measure this. the science is simple. >> reporter: atkinson is part of a team of scientists the state of virginia has hired to study flooding. an early draft of the bill in the state assembly that funded the study drew criticism from some conservatives. the virginia tea party described the study on its website as: "more wasted tax dollars for more ridiculous studies designed to separate us from our money and control all land and water use." the final bill avoided the phrases sea level rise and climate change and won overwhelming bipartisan support this year. >> some people have tried to spin i
. >>> the u.s. navy is saying all of its active drones are accounted for after iran claimed to have captured one of them. iranian state tv says the unmanned military aircraft was captured over the persian gulf while spying on iran in iranian air space. iran isn't saying when or how this purported capture happened. it does say the drone in question is a scan eagle drone. that's a lower cost model also used by several washington's persian gulf allies. iran's announcement comes one year to the day after it claimed to have downed a more sophisticated drone over iranian soil. >>> and an intense typhoon hit the philippines killing 27 people. rising water and high winds hit millions in the storm's path. many of those live, as you can see, pretty remote areas, unprepared communities. typhoon comes a year after a storm killed more than 1200 people on the very same island. >>> a federal judge here saying hold on a second, after california becomes first state to ban conversion therapy. that's the treatment aimed at turning young gay people straight. california governor jerry brown signed the law not to
doesn't. >>> the army and navy are using some extraordinary new camouflage technology that can make troops disappear. here's cnn's chris lawrence. >> well, wolf, the army could soon be making a decision on its next generation of camouflage. but i've got to tell you, you won't believe where this technology is headed. >> camouflage can be the difference between a soldier getting shot and going home. so lots is riding on the next generation design to outfit troops. it's only been eight years since the army spent $5 billion on m camo that critics say didn't fool anyone. soldiers complained to the point where the army abandoned its one size fits all universal pattern. so they were looking for camouflage they can use everywhere? >> correct. and it didn't work anywhere. >> reporter: guy cramer is one of the designers competing to win the army's next multi-million dollar contract. he showed us the science behind every shape, size, and shade of these pixels. >> you now have your camouflage. we're trying to trick the brain into seeing things that aren't actually there. >> reporter: digital
. the navy will also honor veteran ray emory. he has made it his mission to identify more than 600 unknown service members remained. he says he remembers being on the deck of the u.s.s. honolulu like it was yesterday. >> when i got there i had the cover off one of the 50 caliber machine guns. the other was about halfway off and a torpedo went by, the torpedo heading for ship row. i thought at the time that this is really a good mock thing like that. i pull the cover off the rest of the way and about that time another torpedo came by and i saw the big red ball and i realized it was the japanese who were attacking pearl harbor. heather: he has helped id nine service members and has the names of one hundred more men that he believes are identifiable. because of his work more than 300 gravestones at the national cemetery in hawaii have been relabeled with the names of the diseased. jon: new information on the earthquake in japan we told you about earlier. minimal damage and minor injuries reported now. the 7.3 magnitude quake striking off the northeastern coast triggering a small tsunami in th
of seriousness. navy if they were willing to exercise that muscle but it suggests there is still some reserves to move this into a positive direction. >> really have to minutes for questions and answers? one of the criticisms is the u.s. it is muddling in the council to bring about the demise than not supporting the actual revolution. i agree completely it has many problems. women are entirely underrepresented those that make up more than 30% of the syrian population. but we cannot keep looking for new body is to represent us we want the united states to formally recognize the sole representative of the syrian people and working very hard with the leadership to make adjustments to introduce quote is to make sure we are adequately representative and to push forward to assume functions of this state to as the local councils are also cropping up. >> there was a hope of some remnant would be involved to call us the government. are syrian institutions complete the sectarian? that question was raised and i am curious for the answer. >> >> identify yourself. >> give chintsy excellent presentations, i
. and the u.s. navy is moving warships to monitor the potential north korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile. the u.s.s. benfold and u.s.s. fitzgerald and two others might join them. north korea plans to launch a rocket between december 10th and 22nd claiming for science and research. and new jersey governor chris chr tooe. the two showed a unified front in the wake of the storm. and the royal baby watch, it is on. there you see a pregnant and smiling catherine, duchess of cambridge. she was in for acute morning sickness. prince charles says he is thrilled he's going to become a grandfather. and the baby will be the next in line to the throne after prince william and actually after prince charles as well. so there's a little bit of a line there. >> rather it's a boy or girl. >> i think it's exciting. i don't think there's anybody out there they've been waiting and hoping and now we've seen she's pregnant and with child. >> catherine and no more kate. >> she's the duchess now. >> thank you. >>> one of the most conservative members of the united states senate, i think it's fair to say
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